Features:
Flique-LECTRIFIED

Just bought my Nov-Dec issue of FLIQUE Magazine and was so excited like a child on Christmas morning, devouring page after page after page. Then we see our works featured in the magazine. "Thank you so much FLIQUE for the feature and the opportunity. I must say, Best Issue yet!!! Congrats and keep'em coming!!!"

P.S. As a bonus, just uncovered a photo of myself and Yen <3
 
 

PhFW Day 6
(PhotoDiary)

I am HAPPY & super thankful for a very busy schedule with THE RED PUMPS, thus late post of my photo diary of PhFW Day 6. Peak-of-the-day: Got to see Grand Allure Collection and PhFW Finale Menswear and we have the best seats in the house!!!! :D Here is what happened...
front row at MENSWEAR SHOW as photographed by Status Magazine. Wearing what a good friend called, "VV: Very VERSACE!!!" Blazer is vintage from Paris and trousers and HAVOC creepers, both from THE RED PUMPS
HAVOC, Leah Heeless and Hallows Monster Shoes working Day6 of PhFW!!!
(L-R) John Abiba and Moi Diego. Moi wearing HALLOWS!!!
My Heeless shoe for Leah Rous!!!
man-crush: Popo Go
Shoe Designer and host of Design para sa Lahat Brian Tenorio with good looking friend: Jeremiah
Fashion Stylists: Paris and Paris
 
 

OPULENCE
MEGA x Prive Style Series
Part 1

Attended MEGA x Prive Style Series: OPULENCE event last Tuesday October 2, 2012. Featuring a Fashion Show of Ann Ong, Cherry Veric and Jerome Salaya-Ang. We were there to show support to our dear friend Cherry Veric. It was raining the entire day but that didn't stop us from attending the event. Dressed to impress and headed to Prive at BGC. Was impressed with the collection that walked the runway that evening, truly showcasing WEALTH, ABUNDANCE AND OPULENCE.
Olsen Twins...LOL
My drink of choice: Cosmo and for Yen, his Lychee Martini. Mine was delish!!!
Noah's Ark...on my fingers...LOL
Celebrated Fashion Designer and dear friend, Cherry Veric
Menswear designer and FADAL Creatur-in-Chief Levenson Rodriguez
Fashion Stylist Carlo Arrizabal and Photographer/ Videographer, my BFF Migs Alomajan
FIP's Mikee Andrei and Cherry Veric
Fashion Designer/ Stylist and Project Runway contestant Patrick Galang
(L-R) Versa-Vise: Ehiacinth and Matthew Valeriano, with Yeow Egwaras of YEOW Modelling Agency.

Jewelry Designer: ANN ONG

Jerome Salaya- Ang

Cherry Veric

 
 

1st FaDAL Manila Design
Novitiate Awardee
Teaser

Let us celebrate with FADAL's 1st Manila Design Novitiate Awardee at 7th high BGC. Come in Style!!! Say, "Hey" if you bump into me!!! See you guys tonight!!!
 
 

FIP: After Party

Showed some TLC to the FIP Grad Students at their After Party event at Palladium last week. The Red Pumps collaborated with graduating stylists of this season. Check out some of their works HERE. Fun seeing familiar faces and meeting new ones as well. CONGRATS to everyone and best wishes!!!
 
 

FADAL Events

December last year FADAL shared with us their plans for 2012. This is one of the fruition...Let us celebrate with FADAL their 1st DESIGN NOVITIATE AWARDEE on September 26, 2012 at 7th HIGH. See you all there!!!
 
 

Chic FLIQUE

SLEEK-CHIC-ELECTRIC Flique Event last 08/21/2012 was held at Prive in BGC. Toasting the release of the the 2nd issue for August-September 2012 of one of the coolest magazine today: Flique. We just have to be there and show support to the wonderful people of Flique...Moreover Yen and I were very much excited about this release since we have collaborated with them and we are excited to see the the finish product of everyone's hard work!!!

Without further delay...I am very much happy and excited to announce that Yen's pieces are part of the cover. We have designed the flouro animal print buttondowns that Megan and Lauren is wearing!!! This will be part of Yen and his Mogul's 2nd collection. Click HERE for Mogul.

Photodiary below!!! :D "Congratulations to everyone and Thank you FLIQUE for this wonderful opportunity!!!"
Power duo (chos...) Ron (THE RED PUMPS) and Yen (Mogul) reporting for duty...haha. We like to think of ourselves as the Olsen Twins.
The second our hands grab a hold of the magazine...we quickly scan through the pages. Just like a kid on Christmas morning!!! They posted what happened during the first launch party!!!
Can you believe it Yen and myself was awarded "Flique's TEEN DREAM OF THE NIGHT" for being the best dressed. Haha...till now I can't believe it happened since we never knew something like that would happen.
...zooming in...LOL
This is what we wore during the first launch party. John Lozano, the Editor-at-Large of Flique requested us to design buttondowns for Megan and Lauren Young for the 2nd issue :D
signing our autographs...chos :D
feels so surreal seeing our names :D
break time!!! Just needed to gas up with my fave cocktail drinks!!!
Just in case you missed out my rings...haha. My peg of the night is OPULENCE. Lookbook to be posted next!!!
First people we have worked with in Flique (L-R) John Lozano, the Editor-at-Large and Sam Portillo (Fashion Stylist/ Intern) Thank you so much guys!!!
With Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Dela Torre Raquel...she is really so sweet
Associate Editor Vince Flores, both of us are wearing printed pants
I just can't help it everytime I see Mother Becky Divine Lee. We were just entering Prive and when I saw her, I blurted out, "Hi Ms. Divine!!!" There is truly something about her that makes you feel warm and "kilig" at the same time. She complimented me of what I am wearing and that made my entire evening!!! I LOVE HER SO MUCH!!! LOL
With Flique Stylist Leah Rous and Fashion Designer Thian Yusi who is a talented and sweet guy. Hope to work with you soon :D
Bumped into Bjorn Bedayo, hope to work with you someday :D
Cover girls Lauren and Megan Young, as introduced by John
Fan Mode: ON. Yen just can't resist to get a signed magazine from the sisters!!!
me too...fan mode: ON
Lip synching and dancing to RUN THE WORLD by Beyonce. Awesome performance
Flique's Teen Dream...signing OFF (Chos!!!) Kidding aside...Thank you again Flique and everyone there for being so kind and giving us wonderful opportunity to showcase our works.

I just finished your magazine and may I just say, "CONGRATULATIONS!!!"

P.S. Can't wait to see the end result of our next collab. I saw some preview and it is AWESOME!!!
 
 

FADAL Events:
Celebrating Cheetah

Did you know that FADAL has a number of Project Runway contestants/ finalist? Before we had Jaz Cerezo, Cherry Veric, Santi Obcena. From Project Runway Philippines season 3, we have of course 1st runner-up Cheetah Rivera. I am a huge fan of Project Runway US and Philippines and the show was made sweeter  knowing someone like Cheetah made it on the show. Cheetah's won over the crowd with her sweet, loving personality and with her design prowess...landing her the 1st runner up title!!!

FADAL celebrated Cheetah's talent and success last August 4 at Izumi Bar at BGC, together with her closest friends and peers to celebrate this momentous event. :D

"Congratulations Cheetah!!! Truly deserving and in our hearts you are the winner!!!"
my new shoes...from THE RED PUMPS Monster Shoes Series 1. I was really excited to parade these monsters!!!
FADAL creatur-in-chief Levenson Rodriguez and Cheetah Rivera
(L-R) Luigi, Ehiacinth and Matt
FADAL's very own Mark Tamayo and friends
My colleague Antz with the Lady in Red :D
Rivera sisters
OMG with...together with BFF JC and ANTM Producer Mike Carandang. Really sweet and oh...so...goodlooking :D
With BFF Jc. What I wore to the event. Sorry...a blurry shot. I love my outfit...(love your own...chos) I will post a decent outfit shot next!!! :D
Thanks you very much Lev and FADAL!!! Congrats Cheetah and more power!!!!! Till next FADAL party everyone. See you there!!!
 
 

FADAL Events: Celebrating Cheetah

A night to celebrate talented designer and Project Runway Philippines finalist Cheetah Rivera at IZUMI, August 04, 2012.

Cheers and Congratulations Cheetah!!! You are such an inspiration to everyone!!!

Please e-mail names to fadalmanila@gmail.com for the guest listing. See you there guys!!!
 
 

3P
Plains & Prints at Prive

I feel like I am CARRIE BRADSHAW...attending events and partying in the middle of the week. I've never done this before when I still had my day job (or my graveyard shift job). We were lucky enough to be invited to Plains and Prints event at Prive...of course I wouldn't miss it for the world. Below is our adventure and how drunk I got...LOL. Good times...

P.S. Photo dump...and you will see me a lot in those photos...hehe..warning :D
Outfit shot, I grabbed this from Plains and Prints album and I am so happy that I had something decent to show my outfit for the night. We tried to take some shots at the end of the night...it didn't go so well (Note to self: don't capture outfit shot when your tipsy-to-drunk)...and I am scratching it, in replacement of this wonderful shot!!! Thank you Plains and Print :D
Of course...the lovely photobooth. I love it so since this would be uploaded automatically to your FB page...and since I am not using Instagram... :D
We were so glad to see our good friend Joana...i just love the she loves what we wanted and share the same interest. Super photo-op!!! :D We truly had a wonderful night wit you. :D
(grabbed this shot at Plains and Print album as well...TY) just look at the crowd...can you spot us??? I do (parang where is Waldo lang ang peg...clue we are at the lower middle part)
For the photo booth, you can opt to wear their accessories...of course I did :D
Yen wearing his own design...MOGUL to launch very very soon!!! Stay tuned
What-is-kaliskis...hehe...:D
My choice of drink...Cosmo...apparently I only had 2 of these and I got drunk already...one sip and it is hello vodka!!!
much lighter drink...summer breeze
Program started...Liz is so pretty
we went up to the VIP lounge...I was pleasantly surprised knowing that my invite is good to get me through their lounge...Yey!!!
Style Bloggers Patricia Prieto and Laureen Uy
with Robbie Carmona...such a sweet guy
the only photo that we had together with Liz...unfortunately  didn't capture well... but hey :D
With Plains and Prints designer Rhett Eala...he designed a suit for Yen months ago. :D
With Vince Uy
What started it all...when I have received a tweet from Ms. Liz. Thank you very much Ms. Liz Uy and Plains and Print. We had such a wonderful time...together with friends, wonderful people and an amazing event.

Till next time guys!!! I have been partying every week already. I think, I am just rewarding myself  for working really really hard. You know what they say, "Work hard, PARTY HARDER!!!"

See you guys!!!